Scarlett’s Story

As part of our ongoing support for Micklefield Hedgehogs, we share Scarlett’s story.  He is a regular visitor to our staff member’s garden and was recently found with an injured back leg (one of 4 hedgehogs who had turned up with an injured back leg in a few weeks).  After an x-ray, his back leg […]

Can You Help Bumpy

BUMPY (Birstall Urban Motorcycle Project for Youth) is a charity which was set up in 1989. They  provide a safe, supervised place for people of all ages and abilities to get involved in riding motorbikes on road and off road. To educate young people who attend our facility in a range of programs including drugs awareness and the fire service are built into projects, […]

Peanuts Story

You may recall our recent post in support of Micklefield Hedgehog Rescue who were fundraising to convert their garage into a hedgehog clinic.  This is still ongoing and funds are still needed.   The attached picture is of a female hedgehog called Peanut.  She was being monitored by one of our staff members in her […]

Oxfam Volunteer Open Day

If you are interested in indulging a hobby, boosting your confidence, making friends or gaining new skills come and see how Oxfam can help you at the Volunteer Open Day on Thursday 26 January 2017. The Oxfam Hub on Grange Way houses both the Oxfam Festival & Ecommerce operations, and can offer a wide variety […]

Batley Food Bank Christmas Fayre

The always popular Batley Food Bank Christmas fayre returns on 26 November between 11:00a.m and 3:00p.m, at the Food Bank’s premises in the Town Hall annexe, Brunswick Street, Batley. With stalls, games, goodies, food and drink, and of course a visit from Santa there will certainly be plenty to do, whilst helping to raise much […]

And They Are Under Starters Orders

Come and join in the fun and help raise money for a good local cause at the St Mary’s Family Fun and Race Night at the Irish Nash in Batley on 30th September. Tickets £2.50 – Children FREE. This includes a pie and peas supper or hot dogs and pasties. Great prizes to be won. 1st pize […]

Vote For Friends Of Batley Station

Local volunteer group the Friends of Batley Station or FOBS have been successfully chosen as one of three local good causes guaranteed to receiving funding through the Tesco bags of choice community funding scheme. These three projects will now compete for the public vote in store to see who comes first £12,000.00 of funding, second £10,000.00 […]

And The Winner Is….

Brearleys Solicitors have been raising money for the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust. This year, they arranged a prize draw to win a television, with donations being made to the Trust. The firm attended the Brighouse Charity Gala and the Cleckheaton Folk Festival and also got involved with other local events. The lucky winner of […]